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Acorn User Magazine

Acorn User magazine was founded by Acorn Computers in 1982, contract-published by Addison-Wesley, to coincide with the launch of the BBC Micro. It covered the range of Acorn home computers, the BBC Micro and Atom at first and later the Electron, Archimedes and Risc PC. The first issue was dated July/August 1982. From the April 1984 issue, the magazine came under the control of Redwood Publishing, a company recently founded by Michael Potter (a former publisher at Haymarket Publishing), Christopher Ward (a former editor of the Daily Express and a non-executive director of Acorn) and Chris Curry (one of the founders of Acorn). In 1989, the name changed to BBC Acorn User, reflecting the fact that the commercial arm of the BBC, BBC Enterprises, took control of Redwood to expand its publishing activities. The magazine lost the BBC branding when it was sold to Europress, publisher of rival title The Micro User, coinciding with its January 1994 issue.

The magazine later incorporated Acorn Computing and Archimedes World magazines. Even when compatible hardware was released by RiscStation, Castle, MicroDigital, and Advantage 6 the magazine continued with the Acorn name whilst covering the extended range of hardware.

At the time of its closure in Spring 2005, it was the second-oldest still-published computer magazine in the UK.

In 2004 the magazine was acquired by Finnybank Ltd, which had previously purchased the RISC OS Acorn Publisher magazine: the two magazines were replaced by Qercus, edited by John Cartmell.

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Acorn User - Issue 108 (1991-07)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, disc, acorn, archimedes, software, ram, user, printer, def, rom, bbc acorn, acorn user, hard...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue 199 (1998-10)(IDG Media)(GB)
Topics: acorn, software, user, scsi, risc, disc, web, rise, internet, ide, acorn user, user october, prices...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue 159 (1995-09)(IDG Media)(GB)
Topics: acorn, risc, software, scsi, rise, ide, user, canon, disc, acorn user, site licence, hard disc,...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 029 (1984-12)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, disc, acorn, user, software, vat, micro, program, rom, computer, acorn user, bbc micro, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue No. 081 (1989-04)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, data, lda, disc, acorn, archimedes, software, sta, rom, master, disc drives, acorn user, bbc...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 017 (1983-12)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, program, micro, user, disc, software, programs, computer, cassette, bbc micro, acorn...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 025 (1984-08)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, disc, user, program, micro, software, vat, rom, programs, acorn user, bbc micro, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue 123 (1992-10)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: acorn, bbc, software, disc, archimedes, user, ram, colour, risc, upgrade, bbc acorn, acorn user,...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue 214 (1999-12)(IDG Media)(GB)
Topics: risc, acorn, software, user, internet, web, vat, scsi, digital, image, acorn user, product details,...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue No. 030 (1985-01)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, disc, acorn, user, program, vat, software, rom, micro, graphics, acorn user, user january, bbc...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue 187 (1997-11)(IDG Media)(GB)
Topics: acorn, software, scsi, user, ide, internet, risc, font, web, rise, acorn user, hard disc, epson...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue 117 (1992-04)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, disc, data, software, archimedes, def, user, ram, endproc, bbc acorn, acorn user, hard...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 026 (1984-09)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, disc, acorn, user, program, software, micro, vat, rom, programs, acorn user, bbc micro, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue 174 (1996-11)(IDG Media)(GB)
Topics: acorn, scsi, software, user, risc, ide, rise, disc, vat, strongarm, acorn user, hard disc, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 020 (1984-03)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, disc, program, user, micro, software, rom, programs, printer, acorn user, bbc micro,...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 028 (1984-11)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, disc, acorn, program, user, micro, software, rom, vat, computer, acorn user, bbc micro, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 018 (1984-01)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, program, acorn, user, disc, micro, software, programs, computer, acorn user, user january, bbc...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 023 (1984-06)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, disc, program, acorn, user, micro, software, vat, programs, rom, bbc micro, acorn user, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue 164 (1996-01)(IDG Media)(GB)
Topics: acorn, software, scsi, user, disc, risc, rise, ide, internet, vat, acorn user, pocket book, hard...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 022 (1984-05)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, disc, program, user, acorn, micro, software, vat, rom, programs, bbc micro, acorn user, bbc...
Acorn User - Issue 215 (1999)(IDG Media)(GB)[christmas edition]
Topics: risc, acorn, web, scsi, software, internet, user, vat, ide, artworks, acorn user, web site, clip...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 027 (1984-10)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, disc, acorn, user, software, micro, program, rom, vat, printer, acorn user, bbc micro, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 024 (1984-07)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)
Topics: bbc, disc, acorn, user, software, program, micro, rom, vat, computer, bbc micro, acorn user, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 016 (1983-11)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, program, acorn, micro, user, disc, software, programs, rom, cassette, acorn user, bbc micro,...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Issue 182 (1997-06)(IDG Media)(GB)
Topics: acorn, software, scsi, risc, user, ide, lor, vat, web, strongarm, acorn user, web site, user june,...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 015 (1983-10)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, program, disc, user, micro, software, programs, rom, acorn user, bbc micro, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 013 (1983-08)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, program, user, micro, software, disc, graphics, programs, acorn user, bbc micro, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 009 (1983-04)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, program, acorn, user, micro, disc, software, programs, computer, cassette, acorn user, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 011 (1983-06)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, program, acorn, user, micro, software, programs, disc, graphics, printer, acorn user, bbc...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 010 (1983-05)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, program, acorn, user, micro, printer, software, programs, cassette, disc, acorn user, bbc...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 012 (1983-07)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, program, acorn, user, micro, software, disc, computer, cassette, programs, acorn user, bbc...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 014 (1983-09)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, disc, user, program, micro, software, graphics, programs, cassette, bbc micro, acorn...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 008 (1983-03)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, program, acorn, micro, user, software, programs, computer, cassette, model, operating system,...
1993-94 Acorn User Games Review, The (1993-12)(Redwood Publishing)(GB)[supplement]
Topics: acorn, games, game, user, bbc, lemmings, arcade, repton, supplement, software, acorn user, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 002 (1982-09)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, atom, user, program, micro, software, user group, computer, graphics, acorn user, user...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 001 (1982-08)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, user, atom, program, micro, computer, graphics, jsr, software, acorn user, bbc micro,...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 006 (1983-01)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, program, micro, user, disc, programs, software, atom, cassette, bbc micro, acorn user,...
Acorn User Magazine
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Acorn User - Number 004 (1982-11)(Addison-Wesley)(GB)
Topics: bbc, acorn, program, user, atom, graphics, micro, computer, programs, model, acorn user, user...